Our pets bring such joy into our lives & we receive                                                                                        BLESSING OF THE ANIMALS
them as true gifts from God.  October 4th is the                                                                                                     Sunday, October 3
feast day of St. Francis of Assi, the patron saint of                                                                                                              2pm
animals.  Christians have long had a tradition of                                                                                                   on the lawn at DUMC
conducting a service of blessing for their animals                              
on that day.  We welcome your family & any in our                                                                *Please bring pets on leashes, in crates, bowls, or other
community who would like to bring their beloved                                                                    manner that allows for orderly/safe blessings.
pets for a brief outdoor service
of gratitude & blessing.